“Angelology” by Danielle Trussoni – a Review

A book I was very excited about reading, Danielle Trussoni's Angelology is, apparently, the first of a trilogy. Normally, I wouldn't have picked the book up at all, as I'm generally (but not always) opposed on principle to sequels as simple money grabs, but since I didn't know that at the time... The book starts … Continue reading “Angelology” by Danielle Trussoni – a Review

A Very Quick Announcement

I am excited to report that I have just received word that my review of Once Upon A Time Machine (edited by Andrew Carl & Chris Stevens, available at Amazon.com) will be published in the Spring 2014 issue of the Rocky Mountain Review, the official publication of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (rmmla.org) And … Continue reading A Very Quick Announcement

Some new goals for the Shadow.

I've been thinking a lot lately about this blog and how I've been treating it, and I've decided on a few things. 1) I have to cut down on the politics. Oh, I still have my opinions, of course, but not for here. 2) I really like doing reviews of books and movies, even TV … Continue reading Some new goals for the Shadow.

“Road to Pandemonium” – The Review

"Road to Pandemonium" A Comic Series from Soul Punk Studios Created/Written by Sam Dabbs and RJ Harbour Pencil/Ink by Eugene Huang, Mariana Traverso, Color by Daniel Dussault While I was attending Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo in Los Angeles earlier this month, I stumbled across the booth for Soul Punk Studios (www.soulpunkstudios.com), and was immediately struck by … Continue reading “Road to Pandemonium” – The Review

“A Million Little Ways” – The Review

One of my last book reviews for the website LifeIsStory is up. From the publisher: “A Million Little Ways” uncovers the creative, personal imprint of God on every individual. It invites the discouraged parent, the bored Christian, the exhausted executive to look at their lives differently… I must admit, I took this book on for … Continue reading “A Million Little Ways” – The Review

“The Godborn: The Sundering, Book 2” – A Review

My latest book review is up.  It on Paul S. Kemp's The Godborn.  Here's a teaser.  The link to the full review is below. QUICK HIT – Kemp’s 2nd chapter of Wizard of the Coast’s The Sundering series is good, but following R.A. Salvatore’s opening entry, The Companions, proves to be tough. Spoiler Warning: I am trying to provide … Continue reading “The Godborn: The Sundering, Book 2” – A Review

“The Companions: The Sundering, Book 1” – A Review

QUICK HIT – An ambitious expansion of the Forgotten Realms and the history of Salvatore’s hero, Drizzt Do-Urden. Not your run-of-the-mill fantasy. R.A. Salvatore has made a living writing in the Dungeons and Dragons universe, and what a living it has been. The crown jewel of Salvatore’s dalliances in the Forgotten Realms is his main … Continue reading “The Companions: The Sundering, Book 1” – A Review

Futureland by Walter Mosley — a book review

My newest review for LifeIsStory.com.  Hope you enjoy it as much as I did reading the book. Futureland (Kindle edition) Walter Mosley June 4, 2013: Open Road Media (Originally published November 2001: Aspect Publishing) Quick Hits:  This is exceptional storytelling.  Mosley creates a cyber-punk universe of Faulknerian scope and richness. Beginning in the not-too-distant future, … Continue reading Futureland by Walter Mosley — a book review